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drlovemoose

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I recently used Boot & Nuke to erase all the data on my HD. Sony Vaio Laptop PCG-FRV 28. Now when I try to install Windows XP the drive reads the cd but after awhile of reading it says "Operating Sytem not found" So I cannot format the HD or anything. I tried another WIN XP cd and the same thing, does not go anywhere.
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The message you are getting ("operating system not found") indicates that the laptop is not booting from the XP CD, it's actually trying to boot normally from the C drive which of course no longer has an OS on it.

You must set up your laptop so that it boots from the CD drive first, not from the hard disk.
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in the BIOS I have optical drive first and then HD. When I insert Boot & Nuke it will read from the CD. For some reason it does not want to read the WIN XP cd. I also tried the 2000 Pro cd and did not run.
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Could someone please help with this?
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